Barricaded Man Who Prompted Evacuation Of Neighbors Found Dead Inside Home


Police said a man who barricaded himself inside of his home after threatening his estranged wife and her son on Sunday killed himself.

According to the Richwood Police Department, 48-year-old Jeffrey Mayse threatened the two at his home in the 200 block of North Franklin Street in Richwood at about 2:20 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, Mayse came out of the house but then went back inside and refused to come out.

Neighbors in the area were evacuated because of safety concerns.

After attempts by the Special Response Teams from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and the Marysville Police Department, officers entered the home and found Mayse dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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